Publications

03 Engaging with Landscape Initiatives

03 Engaging with Landscape Initiatives

18 October 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

How a company engages with landscape initiatives depends partly on the company's position in the supply chain. Downstream companies (manufacturers, brands, retailers) often source from many different...

SHARP: A Retrospective

SHARP: A Retrospective

27 August 2019

SHARP | 2019 | SHARP

SHARP was a multi-stakeholder partnership of organisations sharing an interest in supporting smallholders globally to produce commodity crops sustainably.

Through the SHARP partnership production and supply...

Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil production in West and Central Africa

Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is changing palm oil production in West and Central Africa

24 June 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

This publication provides a regional overview of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative's (APOI) progress across West and Central Africa so far.

Download: Shifting towards sustainability: How the APOI is...

Agricultural Commodity Responsible Sourcing (ACRES): taking action within and beyond supply chains

Agricultural Commodity Responsible Sourcing (ACRES): taking action within and beyond supply chains

7 June 2019

Proforest | 2019 | Proforest

Proforest has been working with companies throughout the supply chain to support them in delivering their responsible sourcing and production commitments for nearly 20 years. Building on this...

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

Baseline studies of successful models for sustainable smallholder development

30 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

There are many models of smallholder production, ranging from independent farmers or cooperatives to large-scale schemes funded by governments or the private sector.

The baseline studies listed here review...

PES Project Directory

PES Project Directory

29 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

This document contains a directory of PES projects that have involved working with smallholders in tropical forest countries to protect watersheds, conserve biodiversity and minimise deforestation. This type...

PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success

PES incentives for smallholders to avoid deforestation: lessons learned and factors for success

29 May 2019

Helen Cross and Willie McGhee | 2015 | SHARP

Payments for ecosystem services, or PES, projects are designed to provide incentives for people and organisations to protect environmental services in an area. 

This report reviews a...

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

Profiles of Palm Oil Company-Smallholder Working Arrangements

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

These examples, with pros and cons of each, are intended to inform decisions of,

a) Palm oil Companies looking to:

Improve engagement with an existing smallholder supply base Expand or develop a new...

Visão geral da abordagem RSS

Visão geral da abordagem RSS

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

A abordagem RSS ajuda as empresas a se engajarem com pequenos produtores em suas bases de fornecimento para atingir dois objetivos.

Minimizar o risco de não atender a políticas básicas de compras...

RSS Overview & Field Guides

RSS Overview & Field Guides

28 May 2019

SHARP | 2015 | SHARP

Implementing the RSS framework is a five-step process:

Preparations and scoping Risk and needs assessment Developing an action plan Implementation and documentation Monitoring and review.

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